Mysterious Street Artist Plastic Jesus Installs a Frightening Sculpture of Actor Kevin Hart in LA Ahead of the Oscars

The statue popped up on Hollywood Boulevard.

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Two Collectors Are Suing Dealer Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim For Allegedly Taking Their Money—But Never Delivering Their Art

A new lawsuit contends that collectors paid half a million dollars for a Renoir that Hoerle-Guggenheim never delivered. It also questions his art-world pedigree.

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Archaeologists May Have Finally Solved the Mystery of Where Stonehenge’s Rocks Came From

A new study suggests that the rocks were dragged nearly 150 miles from where they were quarried.

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Art Industry News: Seoul Is Getting a Robot Museum, Built by Robots + Other Stories

Plus, the Dallas Art Fair opens a permanent showroom and the Art Basel sponsor UBS is hit with a $4.2 billion fine.

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The ‘Ivory Queen’ Is Sentenced to 15 Years in a Tanzanian Prison for Smuggling Tons of Elephant Tusks Into Asia

Chinese-born Yang Feng Glan is being held accountable for her role in the poaching of hundreds of elephants.

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The Met Appoints Ernest Hemingway’s Grandson to Head Its Greek and Roman Art Department Amid a Staffing Overhaul

Max Hollein has also filled the museum’s top digital position and the head of European sculpture and decorative arts post, both long vacant.

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After a Guarantor Crashed the Sale of Gerhard Richter’s ‘Fighter Jet’ in 2016, Phillips Is Trying Again—at a Lower Price

Phillips is hoping to recoup some of the $24 million it lost when a guarantor backed out of the original deal.

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Art Industry News: David Hockney’s Younger Brother Wrote a Book About His Fabulously Free-Thinking Family + Other Stories

Plus, a lawsuit against the Obama Presidential Center will proceed and Miami’s convention center unveils a star-studded suite of public artworks.

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Art That’s to Dye For: How the Knitting Community Is Weaving the Art of David Hockney and Helen Frankenthaler Into Their Craft

These yarn companies are bringing the palettes of art-historical heavyweights to knitting enthusiasts around the world.

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